Discover Masai Mara: 4-Day Safari Experience
Full Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Nairobi - The Gateway to East Africa
Upon arrival at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, you will be warmly greeted by our representative who will transfer you to your accommodation in Nairobi. Take some time to relax and acclimate to the rhythm of this vibrant city, known as the safari capital of Africa. Indulge in the comforts of your hotel or explore the local markets and cultural sites at your leisure.
BUDGET: La Maison Royale Westlands
LOWER MID-RANGE: Ibis Styles Westlands
MID-RANGE: Prideinn Azure Hotel Nairobi
SEMI-LUXURY: Panafric Hotel
LUXURY: Hamingways Nairobi
Day 2: Journey to the Enchanting Masai Mara
After a hearty breakfast, we embark on a scenic drive towards the legendary Masai Mara. As we leave the bustling city behind, the landscape transforms into a picturesque tapestry of rolling plains, scattered acacia trees, and distant hills. En route, we'll make stops to stretch our legs, capture stunning photographs, and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch surrounded by nature's splendor. Arriving at our luxury lodge in the Masai Mara, you'll be greeted with warm hospitality and breathtaking views of the vast savannah. Unwind with a refreshing drink as the sun gracefully sets, painting the sky with hues of orange and gold.
BUDGET: Sentrim Mara Camp
LOWER MID-RANGE: Zebra Plains Camp
MID-RANGE: Mara Maisha Camp
SEMI-LUXURY: Sarova Mara Camp
LUXURY: Elewana Sand River Camp
Day 3: Unveiling the Secrets of the Masai Mara
Prepare for an exhilarating day of exploration as we venture deep into the heart of the Masai Mara. Our experienced guides, well-versed in the ways of the wilderness, will lead you on thrilling morning and afternoon game drives. Traverse the endless plains, tracking the footprints of majestic elephants, graceful giraffes, and elusive big cats. Keep your camera ready to capture the dramatic encounters of predator and prey, the playful interactions of wildlife, and the raw beauty of the Mara River. During a picturesque picnic lunch, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the untamed wilderness, you'll have the opportunity to reflect on the awe-inspiring scenes that unfold before your eyes. As the sun sets, casting a golden glow over the savannah, return to your lodge for a sumptuous dinner and share stories of the day's adventures with fellow safari enthusiasts.
Following an exciting day of game drives, your driver will drop you off safely to your Masai Mara accommodation for another restful night (see above). Enjoy a drink, unwind, eat, and sleep while in the Masai Mara wildness. How could it get any better?
Day 4: Cultural Immersion and Departure
After a leisurely breakfast, we invite you to experience the rich traditions and vibrant culture of the Masai people. Visit a local Masai village, where you'll be warmly welcomed by the community. Engage with the villagers, learn about their customs, participate in traditional dances, and witness their remarkable craftsmanship. Gain insights into their harmonious coexistence with nature, preserving their ancestral lands and wildlife. Following a delightful lunch, bid farewell to the Masai Mara and embark on a scenic journey back to Nairobi, carrying cherished memories and a deep appreciation for the wonders of Africa. Our representative will ensure a smooth transfer to the airport or assist you with any further travel arrangements.
- All accommodation as detailed in a double occupancy room, with private facilities.
- All meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, prepared by expert chefs.
- Park fees and conservation charges for all national parks and reserves visited.
- Expert safari drivers/guides who will accompany you throughout your journey.
- Game drives in 4x4 safari vehicles, offering optimal wildlife viewing opportunities.
- The Flying Doctors emergency evacuation cover.
- Airport transfers upon arrival and departure.
- International flights and visas.
- Travel Insurance (highly recommended).
- Optional activities or experiences not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Hot air balloon safari over the Masai Mara with a bush breakfast experience.
- Beverages, laundry, items of a personal nature.
- Tips and gratuities for safari guide and camp staff.
Important to Know:
- Children aged between 0-2 years are free of charge.
- Children aged 3-12 years pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing the same room with adults
- Children between 3-12 years pay 75% of the adult rate when staying in their separate room from adults
- Children 13 years and above are recognized as adults
- Passengers should bring soft-sided bags on safaris as our vehicles have limited luggage space.
- All the passengers must have an Identification Card/Passport for any internal flights.
- Baggage on internal flights is strictly limited to 15kgs per person (including hand luggage). Any excess baggage will be charged by the airline at check-in.
- Passengers arriving in KENYA will be asked to present a valid Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.
- This tour is offered by Pita Safaris.
- In the event of non-availability, we might have to change the itinerary, put you in a similar camp or lodge, or upgrade you for an additional fee.
- Prices may be changed without prior notice. This is beyond our control and any increase levied will be passed to you for park fees and government taxes.
- This tour is subject to the terms and conditions of Pita Safaris.
We accept payment either by credit card or by direct wire transfer.
1. Payment by Credit Card Online
We accept Visa, Master Card, and American Express. This is the fastest and easiest method of payment as it avoids the necessity of complying with numerous banking procedures. You will need to allow for 3.9% on top of the trip cost, this being bank charges for the use of the credit card. This 3.9% charge stays with the bank, not Pita Safaris (Kenya Bank Policy).
2. Payment by Direct Wire Transfer
If paying by this method, any bank charges incurred will be at your cost. Beneficiary bank charges are approximately $45 and they will be added by us to your invoice. It usually takes a minimum of 3 to 5 working days for the funds to arrive in our account. At that point, we can issue your booking confirmation.